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Chokepoints: A Comparative Global Ethnograph

April 9, 2018

Townsend Middleton–PI. This project brings together social scientists from anthropology, geography and sociology to examine chokepoints–canals, tunnels, pipelines, geopolitical corridors, etc–from around the world. Chokepoints are sites that constrict–or ‘choke’–the flow of information, bodies, and goods due to their natural … Continued

The Mortgage Performance of Energy Efficient Homes

August 6, 2015

Roberto Quercia–PI. “Many have theorized that energyefficient homes should have lower default risks than standard homes because the former are associated with lower energy costs, which leaves more money to make the mortgage payment. However, few empirical studies have been conducted … Continued